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Kenneth Richman, PhD., Professor of Philosophy and Healthcare Ethics
The professor of philosophy and health care ethics weighs in on how to perform ethical coronavirus research in the midst of the pandemic.
large group of students at an event
Data from the U.S. Department of Education puts MCPHS student body in the top 25 most inclusive.
Taylor Hall and Danielle Zapata, MCPHS Optometry Students
Taylor Hall and Danielle Zapata are two of this year's recipients of the prestigious American Academy of Optometry Foundation and VSP Global Practice Excellence Scholarship.
Chart of top 10 institutions long-term net present value. MCPHS ranks third.

The study reports that the net economic value that students realize after 30 years is $1.8 million, and after 40 years is $2.4 million.

Pharmacy and Optometry student participate in an IPE event.

MCPHS's interprofessional education efforts were praised in a recent Pharmacy Times article.

Dental hygiene students and faculty looking at dental x-rays on computer screen.

As the demand for dental hygienists continues to grow, so do the career possibilities for those with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene.

Close up of MCPHS student using acupuncture on patient's hands.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced earlier this month that they will begin to offer coverage for acupuncture services in January 2020. With this announcement, BCBS leads the way for acupuncture to become a more mainstream and non-opioid treatment option for pain and other conditions.

PT student watching patient run on treadmill using a computer assistant.

Physical therapists have a variety of clinical and nonclinical career opportunities. In fact, more than 80 percent of PTs practice in settings outside of a traditional hospital.